Crocodile Dundee is arguably the film that Australian actor, Paul Hogan is most famous for. In fact, the character was also the subject of an intriguing Tourism Australia Super Bowl campaign a few years ago. Featuring Hogan reprising the character with Margot Robbie, Chris Hemsworth and Danny McBride, the advert certainly piqued fans interest in another film.
Well Lionsgate noticed that interest and despite not giving us another Crocodile Dundee film, it has nevertheless given fans something pretty close. InThe Very Excellent Mr. Dundee, Paul Hogan plays a larger than life version of himself in a meta-styled comedy. In the film, Hogan is featured as retired in Los Angeles and largely overshadowed by his Crocodile Dundee character.
The film sees Hogan being offered a knighthood by the Queen of England but before he can accept it, the actor gets caught up in a series of comical scandals that dominate gossip shows and social media feeds.
Can he keep his reputation clean long enough to hang onto his prize — and his dignity? The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee also features a number of legendary talents including Chevy Chase, John Cleese and Olivia Newton-John. The film also stars Reginald VelJohnson, Wayne Knight, and Luke Hemsworth.
The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee arrives on VOD on 11 December 2020.